FLCL, the craziness returns

FLCL, the craziness returns

FLCL gets two more seasons!

Back in the year 2001 if you started up a chat with friends about anime, chances are that one of the anime a friend recommended to you was FLCL ( you pronounce it as Furi Kuri or Foori Koori). FLCL was a parody and a ‘coming of age story about 12-year-old Naota Nandaba who lived with is widower father and his grandfather. His whole life is turned sideways and upside down when the enigmatic weird and wonderful Haruko Haruhara runs Naoto over with her yellow Vespa 180 SS scooter, gives him CPR and then hit him ver the head with a guitar ( a vintage Rickenbacker 4001 left-handed electric bass guitar to be exact).

FLCL

FLCL

Hilarity ensues as our poor hero, Naoto discovers that the blow in his head opens a portal from which giant robots appear. But of course, that is not all. When he returns home he finds that Haruko now works and lives in his house as a live-in maid. FLCL is a Mecha- Maid-Sci-Fi-Comedy-and-a-million-other-anime-genres-rolled-into-one anime. It ran for 6 episodes and FLCL fanatiks have hopes for more than a decade to see more. Now, it seems that their dreams are coming true…

FLCL

FLCL

FLCL is returning with not one, but two seasons, both will be 6 episodes long. This FLCL revival will be a direct sequel to the original anime. Cartoon Network offered up the following explanation:

“In the new season of FLCL, many years have passed since Naota and Haruhara Haruko shared their adventure together. Meanwhile, the war between the two entities known as Medical Mechanica and Fraternity rages across the galaxy. Enter Hidomi, a young teenaged girl who believes there is nothing amazing to expect from her average life, until one day when a new teacher named Haruko arrives at her school. Soon enough, Medical Mechanica is attacking her town and Hidomi discovers a secret within her that could save everyone, a secret that only Haruko can unlock.”

Die-hard FLCL fanatiks will also be glad to hear that not only are the characters returning but also the staff members that worked on the anime years ago. Keep watching this space; we will keep you updated on release dates as we learn more! Here is a trailer for the classic FLCL anime, to watch please follow our link: http://bit.ly/FLCL-Trailer

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